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2020 Junior High Sculptures

The 7th Grade Art class started off the quarter by creating paper mache sculptures.  They began with a Styrofoam head and applied several layers of brown paper towels dipped in a water and glue mix.  This was allowed to dry and . . .

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2020 Paper Mache Fish

3rd and 4th Grades

The Third and Fourth grade Art classes created paper mache fish this year.  Click on the photo corners to view their work.

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2020 Printmaking-5th Grade

The Fifth grade class is busy printing their fish designs in Art class.  They had to create a design of a fish using shape and pattern.  Their sketch was then transferred onto a foam board with an ink pen.  The next step was to . . .

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Heithoff Receives NE Art Teachers Award

 Mrs. Rita Heithoff attended the Nebraska Art Teacher's Association (NATA)  Fall Conference in Falls City, NE on Friday, September 27th.   While at the conference she received a NATA Regional Educational . . .

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2020 First Grade Fall Trees

The First grade Art students have been busy creating fall trees with crayon and watercolor.  They learned how to draw a tree by using the letter "Y" for the trunk and branches.  Next, they focused on the leaves by drawing . . .

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Choice Day Friday

Choice Day Friday was introduced in 2006 to the elementary art program and will be continued this year. Elementary Art students in grades three through six have Art two days a week and alternate Fridays.  On Fridays we have "Choice Day". . . .

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High school Art students may click on the link below to view examples of scratchboard art and how-to tutorials.   Do not use Russ McMullin's hint of using xylene for working with scratchboard.  This product has strong fumes . . .

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Art Museums

Click on the links below to visit the Norfolk Arts Center, Josyln Art Museum, the Sheldon Museum of Art and the Museum of Nebraska Art (MONA) web pages.  View their hours, featured artists and classes available. Norfolk Arts . . .

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